Located in South Asia, India is one of the largest and most highly-populated country in all of the world. With over 1.2 billion people inside its boundaries, India is a country bursting with activity, sounds, flavors, sights and culture.
The people of India tend to be highly spiritual. It’s no surprise that four of the world’s major religions originated in India (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism). There are also many Christians and Muslims in the country. Temples and other places of worship can be found scattered throughout every city and village.
While part of their culture is their religion, there is much more to the beautiful culture and rich tradition that India is built upon. Art, architecture and literature are all areas where the people of India have shone brightly for centuries. They are also a people who love performing arts. Indian music and dance is quite charming and fascinating. They are always ready to celebrate and rejoice. Culinary art is another area of expertise. The food in India is unique to its home. The food is traditionally very complex with many varieties of spices and herbs. There is nothing bland about an Indian diet. India does, however, have the world’s most high percentage of vegetarians, and they tend to be a very healthy people.
The climate in India tends to be warmer than other countries of similar geography. The weather might be characterized as tropical wet or tropical dry, depending on the season. There is also a season of monsoon weather and at times it can be humid, but not overly. The country does get plenty of rainfall, which is why the greenery is so vivid.
India is one of the most vibrant countries around the world. There are amazing example of brilliant architecture everywhere. Tourists come often just to travel and explore the dynamic and beautiful designs. The landscapes are lovely and varied as well. For many, it’s like disappearing into another world. With spices rich in the air and a welcoming people, this country has become a choice of many for vacations and holidays.